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OPANA ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

134K
Medicare Part D Claims
$191M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Michigan 33,314 $27.6M
Tennessee 32,332 $16.8M
North Carolina 25,600 $13.7M
California 22,292 $18.9M
Pennsylvania 22,245 $11.4M
Ohio 20,507 $11.1M
Florida 18,819 $11.2M
New York 18,285 $11.8M
Indiana 10,559 $6.44M
Texas 8,656 $4.51M
Kentucky 8,223 $4.45M
Virginia 8,091 $4.19M
West Virginia 6,799 $3.47M
Georgia 6,603 $3.14M
Louisiana 5,373 $2.66M
New Jersey 4,700 $2.86M
Alabama 4,600 $2.33M
Missouri 4,573 $2.21M
Oklahoma 4,508 $2.62M
South Carolina 4,350 $2.24M
Nevada 3,749 $2.06M
Maryland 3,713 $2.14M
Arizona 3,670 $2.18M
Colorado 3,569 $1.98M
Illinois 3,218 $1.61M
Connecticut 3,102 $2.17M
Mississippi 2,799 $1.4M
Washington 2,600 $1.26M
Wisconsin 2,590 $1.25M
Arkansas 2,410 $1.12M
Oregon 2,314 $1.13M
Utah 1,981 $1.05M
Kansas 1,911 $1M
Massachusetts 1,586 $1.32M
Hawaii 1,489 $449K
Delaware 1,481 $827K
Maine 1,245 $583K
Idaho 1,112 $549K
New Mexico 1,069 $635K
New Hampshire 920 $474K
Nebraska 872 $396K
Iowa 859 $423K
Minnesota 559 $287K
Rhode Island 551 $390K
Montana 489 $197K
Vermont 444 $221K
South Dakota 440 $180K
Alaska 236 $122K
Wyoming 151 $64.4K
North Dakota 139 $58.5K
District of Columbia 78 $62.6K
Puerto Rico 30 $25.4K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for OPANA ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LARAMIE TRIPLETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

ABINGDON

Virginia

JAWAD BHATTI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

RICHMOND

Virginia

ARUN SUN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled77

ROANOKE

Virginia

JOHN PELLEGRINI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

TAZEWELL

Virginia

TANYA HARRIS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled57

NORFOLK

Virginia

JOHN RHODES PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled56

ROANOKE

Virginia

MATTHEW KAATZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

PULASKI

Virginia

LAWRENCE WINIKUR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled350

DANVILLE

Virginia

COURTNEY ASH RN, FNP-C

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

RICHMOND

Virginia

EDWARD MCDOWELL PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled302

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

SHELLEY MILLER RN MSN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled56

LEBANON

Virginia

CAREN AARON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

VERNA LEWIS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled60

ROANOKE

Virginia

MUHAMMAD VOHRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

HIGHLAND SPRINGS

Virginia

CHARLES BONNER MD, MS, CRP

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled81

RICHMOND

Virginia

MAHSIN HABIB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled292

ASHBURN

Virginia

MICHELLE O'CONNOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled69

FREDERICKSBURG

Virginia

CLAY SINGLETON MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled101

NEWPORT NEWS

Virginia

DAVID MORGAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled136

PEMBROKE

Virginia

BRENDA WALLER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled191

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

BRIAN ERICKSON MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled68

BURLINGTON

Vermont

TRAVIS ROBILLARD PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled55

SWANTON

Vermont

AARON BUTCHER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled60

LAYTON

Utah

TAO LI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

PROVO

Utah

DAVID BYRD MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled76

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah